New Jersey State
New Jersey is a state in the Northeastern and Middle Atlantic regions of the United States.
It is bordered on the north and east by New York State, on the southeast and south by the Atlantic Ocean, on the west by Pennsylvania, and on the southwest by Delaware.
New Jersey is the fourth-smallest state, but the 11th-most populous and the most densely populated of the 50 United States.
New Jersey lies entirely within the sprawling combined statistical areas of New York City and Philadelphia.
It is also the second-wealthiest US state by median household income, according to the 2008–2012 American …
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New Jersey Overview
As of 2012, New Jersey has a total population of 8,723,808 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.60%.
The median home price New Jersey is $301,460 with the median age of the buyer being 43. Homes in New Jersey have appreciatied over the last by -9.54%.
Public schools in New Jersey spend approximately $8,806 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 13.2.
New Jersey has an unemployment rate of 9.30%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -3.93% with a projected future job growth of 22.84%.
New Jersey has an average commute time of 32.6 compared to the national average of 27.8.
On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) New Jersey is a 4 in violent crime and a 2 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.
In terms of political affiliations in New Jersey, 57.140% of people are Democrats, 41.610% are Republicans and 1.247% are registered Independent.
New Jersey People
In 2012, the population of New Jersey was 8,723,808. New Jersey has a population density of 1,176 (how many people live in one square mile.
Family in New Jersey
The median age in New Jersey is 38.4, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 48.97% of the population of New Jersey, while females make up 51.03% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).
The average household size in New Jersey is 2.68 people across 3,178,888. 57.61% of people are married in New Jersey while 42.39% are single.
|Local Population||New Jersey||United States|
New Jersey Economy
|Households by Income||New Jersey||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||9.04%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||7.59%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||7.99%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||12.13%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||14.06%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||17.22%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||9.78%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||2.79%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||1.35%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||New Jersey||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||15.80%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||22.43%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||28.49%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.18%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||7.80%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||11.79%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||New Jersey||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-3.93%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||22.84%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$33,426||$26,372|
New Jersey Housing
As of 2012, New Jersey consisted of 30.81% renters and 60.49% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -9.54% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).
|New Jersey Housing||New Jersey||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$301,460||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||43||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$23.69||$11.20|
|New Jersey Homes by Value||New Jersey||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||0.20%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||0.51%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||0.64%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||0.84%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||1.02%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||5.01%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||10.74%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||24.65%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||21.78%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||12.15%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||13.67%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||3.54%||2.07%|
|New Jersey Homes by Year Built||New Jersey||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||18.13%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||9.04%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||15.46%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||14.77%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||12.89%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||11.51%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||4.34%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||3.85%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||10.01%||15.21%|
New Jersey Religion
54.85% of the people in New Jersey declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|New Jersey Religions||New Jersey||United States|
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